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(New South Wales)

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Name: Archna
Email: a867s@yahoo.com
Field: Tabla, Harmonium, Dholak and Dancing(Kathak)
Telephone: 0061430305549
Address: Parramatta, Nsw, Australia
Misc. Info: Learn Indian Classical light (Vocal) and Instrumental ( Tabla, Dholak, Harmonium and casio (keyboard) for all ages and spacial "Classical based Bollywood Dance" and top of that(kathak) for children. From a former 'All India Radio' artist now in sydney. $25/hour.


Name: Mrs. Padma Balakumar
Email: balapad@acsmail.net.au
Field: Dance - Bharatanatyam
Address: 12, Bowerman Place, Cherrybrook Sydney, NSW 2126, Australia
Telephone:  612-98754921
Misc. Info: Padma Balakumar is a teacher and performer of the Indian classical dance style Bharatanatyam. She is also the founder director of "Nrityagriha" School of Indian Classical Dance. The school specialises in Bharatanatyam (Kalakshetra style). Classes are held for both senior and junior dancers at Pennant Hills and Cherrybrook.


Name: Malobika Bhale
Email: malobikabhale@hotmail.com
Field: Dance - Bharatnatyam Performer and Teacher
Address: Carlingford, Eastwood, Ryde in Sydney
Telephone: 0411380792
Misc. Info: I am Teacher and Performer in Bharatnatyam. It is the Ancient Dance form of India with beautiful gestures and elegant dresses and jewellery. I am very flexible about places to preform and teach any where in Sydney.


Name: Nandini Chandrasekaran
Email: natwarschoolofartsanddance@gmail.com
Field: Bharatnatyam, Carnatic Music and Shlokam Class
Address: Great Western Highway, Parramatta, NSW 2150
Telephone: 0423 032 008
Misc. Info: Indian classical Bharatanatyam dance classes - (Kalakshetra Style) by 15 years experienced teacher and Indian classical Carnatic music classes. Both the classes are held during weekdays evening and weekends either in a Private and Group classes. Come join us and enjoy the bliss of Dancing and singing for the pleasure of the Supreme Lord by serving the Lord and connecting with him spiritually through the ancient and beautiful art form Indian classical music and dance.



Name: Amit Diwadkar
Email: info@samvad.com.au
Field: Tabla, vocals, Ghazals, Keyboard, Piano
Address: Sydney
Telephone: +61 402 365 969
Misc. Info: Amit is a versatile musician. His primary instrument remains the piano and he mainly performs Indian classical music on the Piano/Keyboards. Having learned the Samvadini from Pandit Manohar Chimote and Tabla from Ustad Allarakha school of Music, his understanding of Melody and Taal helps him to explore crossovers to present Indian classical music on the Piano. Amit also performs light vocal, Thumari, Ghazals in his unique style where he attempts to create an exquisite balance of Raag, Taal and Piano. Amit had the opportunity to perform with musical greats - Pt. Birju Maharaj, Smt. Shaswati Sen and Late O. P. Nayyer (Legendry music director).


Name: Shweta Joshi-Nagalkar
Email: shweta.nagalkar@gmail.com
Field: Vocal (Classical, semi classical, light music), Instruments - Piano, Harmonium
Address: 6, Clarles Street, Parramatta, 2150, NSW.
Telephone: 0468464330
Misc. Info: Versatile singer in Light Music. 12 years experienced teacher. Done Visharad in Indian Classical Music. Performer and Teacher in Classical, Semi Classical, Light Music (Bhajan, Balgeet, Bhaktigeet, Bhavgeet, Lavani, Abhang etc), and Bollywood singing of Hindi and Marathi songs. Taking classes of Harmonium and Piano. Now in Sydney.


Name: Tahir Hussain Faridi Qawwal
Email: tahirqawwal@gmail.com
Field: Qawwali & Classical Vocal/Harmonium
Address: Byron Bay, NSW Australia
Telephone: +61403723701
Misc. Info: 15 years of touring & teaching classical qawwali music. Perform over 100 concerts per year in 8 countries Web Sites http://www.fanna-fi-allah.com & http://www.tahirqawwal.com


Name: Brian Godden
Email: per3rd@perfectthird.com
Field: Indian Music Vocal, sitar, Sarod, Tala, Tabla, Guitar and Bass
Address: Perfect Third Studios, 7000 Bruxner Hwy, Drake NSW Australia 2469
Telephone: (02) 6737-6884
Misc. Info: Website www.perfectthird.com. During my 35 years study at the AACM I was a teacher, performer/arranger with Ali Akbar Khan in concert and on CDs. I performed with Aashish Khan, Alam Khan, and Zakir Hussain, to mention only a few. I was the repair person/Jawariwalla at the Ali Akbar College for 30 years. My son Kalyan now holds that position. In Australia, As well as teaching, I am doing Indian Musical Instrument and World Music Repair and instrument sales. I have parts and accessories for Indian instruments.


Name: Nila Hagglund
Email: nilahagglund@yahoo.com.au
Field: Tabla
Address: Cremorne (Lower North Shore) NSW Sydney Australia.
Telephone: 0424613870
Misc. Info: Completed "Visharad" in Tabla in the Farukhabad Gharana through Akhil Bharatiya Gandharav Mahavidyalaya, Mumbai, India. Been playing for 10 years internationally and around Australia. Available for performances, private class's and recordings. Call or e-mail for more detail's.


Name: M. Kodanda Rama Kudva
Email: mkkudva@yahoo.com
Field: harmonium Player and singer (hindustani), also play keyboard.
Address: #31, Marsden Road, Liverpool, NSW -2170. Australia
Telephone: (02) 96017561, 0430502824
Misc. Info: M.Kodanda Rama Kudva (Rama Kudva) is disciple of Pt. Shenshadri Gawai ( both harmonium and vocal) and has been practicing hindustani music since 20 years. Accompanied harmonium and keyboard for many renowned artistes in India and Australia, performed many concerts in India and Australia in multiple languages along with his wife Poornima Kudva ( Hindi, Marati, Kannada and Konkani). Directed and composed music for Bangalore Television. Produced telefilm in konkani and Tulu and kannada languages for Bangalore Television. "Available for either home concert or any professional light classical (hindustani) bhajans, abhangs, and bhakthigeeth in hindi, marati, and kannada languages in any where in Sydney with remuneration".


Name: Ruchi Sanghi
Field: Kathak
Email: info@kathak.com.au
Address: Sydney, NSW
Telehone: 0409288146/88507616
Misc. Info: Website-kathak.com.au, Facebook-Ruchi Sanghi Dance Company


Name: Gurpreet Singh
Email: ispaa@outlook.com
Field: Tabla both classical and light.
Address: 20 The river Road Revesby 2212
Telephone: 0426 886 820
Misc. Info: Hi there, I have learn Punjab Gharana Tabla traditionally. Can accompany any kind of music including Indian classical, semi-classical, ghazals Bhajan and keertan. Classes available from beginners to advance levels. Both online and in person


classes are provided.




Name: Vimala Sarma
Email: vsarma@bigpond.com
Field: Kuchipudi
Address: 448 Wilson St Darlington Sydney NSW 2008 Australia
Telephone: 612 9699 4414
Misc. Info: Dancer and Teacher - http://www.nayika.org/


Name: Shreyes Srikant
Email: shresrikant@gmail.com
Field: Carnatic Violin
Address: 172.3/122, Culloden Road, Marsfield, NSW 2122.
Misc. Info: I have been playing the violin for 15 years now and have been performing concerts in Chennai for 8 years. I am in my final year at Macquarie University and am looking to take classes in the evenings. I hope to charge upto $20/hour and am willing to take up home tuitions.


Name: Shobana Suresh and Chidambaram R. Suresh
Email: : info@samarpana.com.au
Field: Dance - Bharathanatyam
Address: Blacktown, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Telephone: 61-2-9920 4745, 61-425329150
Misc. Info: Web - http://www.samarpana.com.au/ Misc. Info: Perform and teach Bharatanatyam (Kalakshetra style) at their institute, 'Samarpana.' Holders of Bachelors degree in Bharatanatyam from Annamalai University, India and Disciples of Prof. C. V. Chandrasekhar (Chennai). Classes held in Blacktown and Pendle Hill.


Name: Manjula Viswanath
Email: manjula1907@hotmail.com
Field: Bharathanatyam
Address: 4/28 Bowden Street Parramatta NSW 2151
Telephone: 0403 494519
Misc. Info: Rasika Dance Academy is institution for Bharathanatyam which is runned bt Manjula Vishwanath She trains students not only to become dancers but also good teachers


Name: Vajira Wijesinghe
Email: evajira@yahoo.com
Field: sitar
Address: Villa 1 /4, Beaconsfield Street, Revesby, NSW 2212, Australia
Telephone: 0403714191
Misc. Info: I studied music under Dr Nirmala Kumari(www.nirmalakumari.info) in Sri Lanka  for over 10 years and hold a Diploma in Music ( Sitar)  from the  Bhathkande Sangeeth Vidyapith, Lukhnow, India. I would like to teach Sitar to Beginers and Intermediate students.



 

 

 

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